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Echinocactus chrysacanthus Orcutt
Rev. Cact. 1: 56. 1899
Family: CACTACEAE

Accepted Scientific Name: Ferocactus chrysacanthus (Orcutt) Britton & Rose
Cactaceae (Britton & Rose) 3: 127. 1922 [12 Oct 1922] Britton & Rose

Echinocactus chrysacanthus (Ferocactus chrysacanthus) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
This is a somewhat slow-growing species. The plant pictured above is about 18 years old and about 22cm in diameter, although it has been flowering for several years. Because of its beautiful golden spines and its small stature, F. chrysacanthus makes a great collector's plant.

Synonyms:

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Ferocactus chrysacanthus (Orcutt) Britton & Rose
Cactaceae (Britton & Rose) 3: 127. 1922 [12 Oct 1922]
Synonymy: 5 Accepted name in llifle Database:
Ferocactus chrysacanthus subs. grandiflorus (G.E.Linds.) N.P.Taylor
Cactaceae Consensus Init. 6: 15. 1998
Synonymy: 2 Cultivars (1):
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Red-spined Barrel Cactus, Yellow-spined Barrel Cactus, Golden spined barrel cactus
LITHUANIAN (Lietuvių): Auksuotasis ferokaktusas
RUSSIAN (Русский): Ферокактус золотистоколючковый

Subspecies, varieties, forms and cultivars of plants belonging to the Ferocactus chrysacanthus group


3311 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocactus chrysacanthus (Ferocactus chrysacanthus) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
3312 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocactus chrysacanthus (Ferocactus chrysacanthus) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

3315 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocactus chrysacanthus (Ferocactus chrysacanthus) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
3314 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocactus chrysacanthus (Ferocactus chrysacanthus) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

3309 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocactus chrysacanthus (Ferocactus chrysacanthus) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
3313 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocactus chrysacanthus (Ferocactus chrysacanthus) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli

3316 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocactus chrysacanthus (Ferocactus chrysacanthus) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
17599 valentino Valentino Vallicelli
Echinocactus chrysacanthus (Ferocactus chrysacanthus) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli


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